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Re: A new graphic user interface

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  • Subject: [mg111731] Re: A new graphic user interface
  • From: peter <plindsay.0 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 05:25:29 -0400 (EDT)

buggy indeed; "Safari can't find server"
Thanks anyway
Peter

On 11 August 2010 09:45, telefunkenvf14 <rgorka at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Aug 10, 2:58 am, peter <plindsa... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Perhaps an enterprising contributor from this forum could start a Wiki
>> where experts could contribute. Wolfram might allow a link to the Wiki
>> from within Mathematica ?
>>
>> Peter Lindsay
>
> Good news if all you want is a Wiki.... there already is a one!!!
> (mathematica-users.org)
>
> However, the server has always been slow and buggy when I've tried to
> access it. Your mileage may vary. (Perhaps we could chip in for a
> server upgrade?!? Or maybe WRI could host it on their infrastructure?)
>
>> On 9 August 2010 10:14, David Bailey <d... at removedbailey.co.uk> wrote:
>>
>> > On 08/08/10 12:21, telefunkenvf14 wrote:
>>
>> >> 4. While I've also REALLY grown to love the documentation materials
>> >> (especially compared to other languages!!), I do wish there were a way
>> >> WRI could somehow include a way for users to contribute to it and
>> >> customize it. (i) When a user comes across a documentation example
>> >> they find confusing, it would be nice if there were small/discrete
>> >> button that linked to additional explanations provided by the
>> >> community. This would be a way to document 'gotchas' and points of
>> >> confusion amongst users---and would surely be useful summary info that
>> >> WRI could use to improve the product. (ii) I'd also like to be able to
>> >> bookmark locations in the documentation and save scraps of customized
>> >> code ideas, tagged to those bookmarks. I know this would cut down on
>> >> the mountain of scrap notebooks I have!!
>>
>> > This is an excellent idea - I hope WRI are listening!
>>
>> > For example, people would soon flag the fact that MatrixForm leaves an
>> > extra layer in expressions like:
>>
>> > A = Transpose[B]//MatrixForm
>>
>> > This is not obvious from the documentation.
>>
>> > Of course, to make this work, WRI would have to vet the extra material,
>> > or give trusted users the right to add material.
>>
>> > David Bailey
>>
>> >http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk
>
>
>


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